A paraffin emulsion in water. It provides outstanding water resistance when used in water-based inks and coatings. It is produced using a unique emulsification process and is free of hydrophilic surfactants.
Founded in 1941, Shamrock Technologies is the world's largest producer of micronized polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), as well as a leading worldwide manufacturer and supplier of a broad line of specialty micronized wax powders, dispersions, emulsions, and compounds including PTFE, polyethylene, polypropylene, fluoropolymers, custom wax alloys, natural waxes, and other specialty additives. Our materials are used in Inks and Coatings, Thermoplastics, Lubes and Greases, Elastomers, Personal Care products, and many more applications.
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